Category Archives: Seasonal

Paper Doily Christmas Crafts and Decorations

It’s hard to believe how many adorable crafts can be made from paper doilies. They are inexpensive and easy to find. Here is a collection of some very unique and attractive projects.

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Things to Do on Christmas Eve

The most magical night of the year is Christmas Eve. There are a lot of things to do on Christmas Eve that will make it more special and meaningful, and possibly start some new family traditions. Here are a few … Continue reading

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Christmas Fruit Punch from 1912

I found this recipe for Christmas fruit punch in a 1912 Armour’s cookbook.

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4 Green Christmas Ideas to Avoid Holiday Waste

When many people think about Christmas, they think of a stack of gifts piled under the holiday tree. It’s easy to forget about the waste generated, mostly in the form of gift wrap and product packaging. According to the U.S. … Continue reading

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Five Ways to Cut Christmas Spending

If money is tight this holiday season, why not consider cutting back on your holiday spending? Take a minute to read through the following suggestions. Saving money at Christmas time is probably easier than you think!

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3 Delicious Pumpkin Pie Recipes

Turkey and the trimmings will soon be gracing the tables of families all across the country. When it comes time for dessert, what is your family’s favorite? Some people love pecan pie but others are looking for delicious pumpkin pie … Continue reading

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Chocolate Cherry Stars Recipe

(NAPSI)—You’ll really shine whenever you serve family and friends these Chocolate Cherry Stars. They’re made with maraschino cherries, characterized by a bright, uniform color and fruity flavor with a hint of almond, which makes them an excellent part of this … Continue reading

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A Slow Cooker Thanksgiving

(Family Features) This year, skip the overloaded oven and put your slow cooker to good use with these seven recipes. Classic sides and desserts can be slow-cooked to perfection, delivering the nostalgic flavors and aromas of your childhood Thanksgiving with … Continue reading

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Harvest Your Own Home Decor

(Family Features) Warm up your home with this season’s trendiest looks. Put your personal touch on your home’s decor with crafting projects that highlight the best of fall: copper detail, animal icons and pumpkins of every color, including white.

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Bring Autumn Colors to Spiced Sweets

(Family Features) Cooler temperatures, beautiful changing leaves and the familiar scent of pumpkin pie spice are all signs of fall. Whether you’re hosting a pumpkin carving party or decorating sweet treats with family, celebrate the season with maple-flavored leaf-shaped cookies, … Continue reading

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Spring into Easter with Reinvented Family Recipes

(Family Features) Vegetable casseroles and carrot cake have been Easter menu mainstays for decades, but with the majority of millennials now hosting holiday family gatherings, retro dishes are getting a flavorful facelift with new ingredients and flavor twists.

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Spring Desserts Made with Pie Filling

(Family Features) Between blossoming flowers and warmer temperatures, there are plenty of reasons to spend more time outside. Brighten up your spring family gatherings with the sweet flavors of the season. You can prepare a delicious brunch for your family … Continue reading

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Tea Party Bridal Shower Ideas

By Bridget Mora Looking for an elegant theme for a bridal shower? Try a tea party theme. It is a timeless idea which is perfect for a multi-generational party. Learn more about how to host a tea party theme bridal … Continue reading

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Easter Wreath Crafts ~ Scrapbook Paper Wreaths

With all the beautiful scrapbook papers available, there is no limit to creativity in making a paper wreath. For some of us, this may be easier than a fabric one. Here is a collection of beautiful wreaths I found for … Continue reading

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7 Easter Wreath Designs That Will Brighten Your Home This Spring

It seems to me that crafters are becoming more and more creative in the beautiful wreaths they make. Here are 7 Easter wreath designs that I thought were very pretty. They are made from a variety of materials, such as … Continue reading

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